June 18th, 2018

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Super Night For Yury Zakharevich


History in Color:

May 22, 1982, Dnepropetrovsk, Ukraine – 19-year old Yury Zakharevich of Dimitrovgrad, Russia competes in the 100kg class at the 1982 USSR Championships in Dnepropetrovsk.

Yury Zakharevich won his first USSR championship with 430kg (195+235) total.

It was a phenomenal night for a young weightlifter. He set 6 world record during the tournament in Depropetrovsk:

  • Snatch 193.5kg;

  • Snatch 195kg;

  • Clean-and-jerk 234kg;

  • Clean-and-jerk 235kg;

  • Total 427.5kg;

  • Total 430kg.